Posts Tagged ‘H-1B visas’

H-1B Cap Reached; New Program Targets H-1B Visa Fraud

Last Friday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it has hit the congressionally mandated cap on H-1B visa petitions for fiscal year 2018, and also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 beneficiaries cap under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. The filing period opened on April 3. The USCIS […]

10 Apr 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

H-1B Filing Season Opens April 3; Premium Processing Suspended

Employers who need to apply for H-1B visas for foreign workers in specialized skill areas, such as science, engineering or computer programming, have a fast approaching deadline, as well as some new information regarding requests for premium processing. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year […]

22 Mar 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

H-1B Visa Filing Starts April 1

Employers who need to apply for H-1B visas for foreign workers in specialized skill areas, such as science, engineering or computer programming, have a fast approaching deadline. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 cap on Wednesday April 1, 2015. The cap on H-1B […]

19 Mar 15 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »